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The Book Thief

The Book Thief

by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief: Why Not Money? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Book Thief? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why is it ironic that Liesel steals The Gravedigger's Handbook?


She's been digging graves since she could walk, she doesn't need a handbook
She's already dead. A la the Sixth Sense.
She can't read. Makes the whole book thing a little difficult.
She meant to steal Ditch Digging Handbook.
Q. What makes Liesel realize Hitler probably did away with her father?


Hitler tells her in a letter.
Her father takes on a Force image (like Obi-Wan) and tells her.
A Nazi says Hitler doesn't like Communists. Her dad was accused of being a Communist. Lightbulb!
She learns it from a fortune cookie.
Q. Why is Hans conscripted?


He writes a pop song about Hitler.
He is the best goose stepper in Germany.
He paints a full beard on a Hitler poster.
He fed a Jewish prisoner a piece of bread.
Q. Why does Hans get to come home?


He broke his leg.
He has flat feet.
He sang too much.
He sneezes at inopportune times.
Q. What does Death snag from Liesel after the bombing?


Her favorite stuffed hippo
A lock of her hair
Her book, The Book Thief
All her marbles
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